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Orissa is the land of vivid culture, numerous splendid temples and grand monuments, mesmerizing beaches, fantastic wildlife sanctuaries and mind-blowing natural panorama. Millions of tourists from all over the world each year come here to experience this unique beauty. Orissa, the state known for its deep history and geographical locations has many different tourist destinations.
On your arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport, our representative would transfer you to the hotel. Bhubaneswar is an important Hindu pilgrimage centre. Hundreds of temples dot the landscape of the Old Town, which once boasted of more than 2000 temples. One can visit to numerous temples and other attractions including Lingaraj Temple (Non Hindu are not allowed inside Temple, to be viewed from a private platform outside), Bindusagar Lake lying to the north of the Lingaraja Temple, Rajarani Temple, Brahmeshwara Temple, Parashurameswar Temple, Siddheshwar Temple and more. After having the lunch, explore the ancient caves of Khandagiri and Udaygiri. Khandagiri and Udaygiri hills were carved and tunnelled, to create this multi-storied ancient apartment residence for Jain monks. Return back to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay.
After the breakfast at hotel, proceed to visit Ratnagiri/ Udayagiri Buddhist monastic complex. Ratnagiri has a rich concentration of Buddhist antiquities. A large excavation has unearthed Buddhist shrines, large monasteries, a big stupa and a number of vovite stupas. Established way back in 6th century AD., it appears that Buddhism was fostered at this place unhindered up to the 12th century AD. Udayagiri is known for its bell-shaped stupa signifying Vajrajana from of Buddhism. One of the largest Buddhist complexes in Odisha, Udayagiri is about 90 kms away from Bhubaneswar. The ancient name of this complex was Madhavapura Mahavihara. The images of Dhyani Buddha, Bodhisattva, Avalokiteswara, Tara, Jambhala, Aparajita, Heruka and others, found during excavation, make Udayagiri a unique site of Buddhist heritage. (ASI Museum at Ratnagiri closed on Friday. But the site is open every day for visit). In the evening return to Bhubaneswar, dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
(Breakfast and Dinner)
After the breakfast, drive to Puri en-route visit famous Sun Temple at Konark. Rightly listed as a World Heritage Monument, the magnificent Sun Temple at Konark is the culmination of Orissan temple architecture, and one of the most stunning monuments of the world. Also visit the ASI Museum at Konark (This Museum is closed on Fridays). After visit of Konarak continue drive to Puri en-route visit Puri, the Temple of Lord Jagannath ('Lord of the Universe'). The wooden figures of the three deities, Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra stand in the sanctuary garlanded and decorated by the priests. (Non Hindus are not allowed inside the temple and to be seen from a library platform. Sunday platform closed but one can see from another private platform). After visit return to Bhubaneswar en-route visit the colourful Piplique appliqué crafts village. All kinds of handiwork are on sale in shops that line both sides of the main highway. Return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
After having the breakfast at hotel, our representative would transfer you to the Bhubaneswar Airport to board the flight for your onward journey.
Validity : Till 13th Nov 2015
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